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Hurricanes again

Algebra Math and Science Current events Ratio and Proportion Data and probability
Updated In this updated hurricane activity, we've ask students to examine the Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind scale and consider what other elements besides this ranking may contribute to t...

How hard it is to pick the perfect bracket?

Algebra Number Sense Sports Data and probability
Games have begun and there have been several upsets but March Madness won't be over until the finals on April 3rd and 4th. March Madness bracket predictions can still be reworked. This ye...

Crazy Twos (Two to the…s)

Algebra Number Sense
Let your students practice manipulating exponents. Multiplication, division, roots, powers of powers.  This powerful activity asks them to do some impressive mathematics in their hea...

The new R-naught number

Algebra Number Sense Math and Science Current events Data and probability
There's a number used to quantify how fast a virus will spread, the R-naught number.  As the coronavirus spread though out the world, we saw how the threat of infection was measured and und...

Expensive Super Bowl ads

Algebra Sports Holidays and Annual Events Data and probability
Updated again for 2022! The teams are set. Don't you wonder what a Super Bowl ad will cost this year?  Will the price for 30 seconds be more? stay the same? or drop? 2013 Doritos "Go...

Want to earn $150,000? - Mersenne prime search

Algebra Number Sense
What's a Mersenne prime?  How hard could it be to find the next one? Why are there only 50 known Mersenne primes?     What's with $150,000?

Super Bowl ads and scientific notation

Algebra Number Sense Holidays and Annual Events
The Super Bowl is over now and all of the ads have been seen. Let your students revisit and reflect on the interesting commercials with this scientific notation activity...

Will the new iPhone sales be huge?

Algebra Ratio and Proportion Data and probability
Apple just announced their new, 10th anniversary, iPhones, the iPhone 8 and the iPhone X.  These phones will soon be in stores, the iPhone 8 comes out on September 22, 2017. The iPhone X is ava...

$10,000 a week or $10 million all at once?

Algebra Number Sense Math and Social Studies Ratio and Proportion Wow factor
This activity is accessible to student elementary through high school with varying depth of study. Would you rather have $10,000 a week or $10 million all at once? What kinds of things do we nee...

Will college be affordable?

Algebra Number Sense Ratio and Proportion Data and probability
Whether you or one of your siblings is going off to college next fall, it is useful to know how much colleges cost.  Not going to college this fall? No worries, we can use the informa...
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